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There are exceptions of course (Intel's GMA500 screwup) but, in general, I try to go with Intel if you value compatibility and stability, and ATI if you want performance and don't mind wrestling with the drivers a bit.
This is the type of wrestling I mean, nothing major: http://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=19943
What graphics card should one buy?
Posted Jul 5, 2010 18:23 UTC (Mon) by salimma (subscriber, #34460)
My netbook (Intel graphics) can perform 3D effects that puts my laptop (ATi) to shame, and the power drain from the GPU means I barely get 90 minutes of usage out of the standard battery.
Posted Jul 6, 2010 18:38 UTC (Tue) by rriggs (subscriber, #11598)
I cannot speak for Intel, as their video hardware isn't in the same league as the other two.
With proprietary drivers, nVidia wins hands down for ease of use.
OpenCL (GPGPU) support using open source drivers is non-existent. One must use proprietary drivers. And for this, I prefer ATI.
Posted Jul 8, 2010 1:09 UTC (Thu) by brouhaha (subscriber, #1698)
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